CPR in the News


Trump Expected to Advance Healthcare Transparency
HealthLeaders Media, January 26, 2017

Mixed P4P Impact on Disparities: Study
HFMA, January 13, 2017


CPR Executive Director Suzanne Delbanco Among Modern Healthcare's 100 Influentials
Modern Healthcare, August 20, 2016

After 16 Years of Debate, Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills Pushes Forward
California Healthline, August 30. 2016

Blog: Tales from the healthcare shopping front: Good luck finding a cheaper MRI
Modern Healthcare, August 22, 2016

PriceCheck: Florida Earns 'F' On Transparency Report Card
WUSF, Tampa, August 15, 2016

Incremental progress seen in price transparency, but report may rate A+ among journalists
Healthjournalism.org-- July 28, 2016

43 States Fail To Make Health Price Information Available
Forbes, July 26, 2016

Online Tools to Shop for Doctors Snag on Health Care’s Complexity
New York Times, June 6, 2016


Archived News Items:


Medical Mergers Are Driving Up Health Care Costs
Wall Street Journal, October 1, 2014


40% of reimbursements are value based
Fierce Healthcare, October 1, 2014


Good news and bad news about value based health care
Forbes, October 1, 2014


More insurers change how they pay medical providers
Kaiser Health News, September 30, 2014


Value based payment jumps, and yet
Health Affairs, September 30, 2014


Employers' reform scorecard shows continuing shift
California Healthline, September 30, 2014


Reform update: capitated payments more acceptable to providers
Modern Healthcare, September 30, 2014


How insurers are adjusting payment to medical providers
Marketplace, September 30, 2014


It is time to get mad about the outrageous cost of health care
Consumer Reports, September 2014


States fight against provider consolidation
Fierce Health Payer, July 22, 2014


Coordinated care for those nearing life's end
KQED, June 22, 2014


Hospital prices for common services on the rise
Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2014


Making costs clear
Beckers CFO, May 30, 2014


Pay-for-performance Q & A with Suzanne Delbanco
Beckers Hospital Review, May 1, 2014


Nearly every state flunks price transparency
MarketWatch, March15, 2014


Most states score poorly on price transparency
Modern Healthcare, March 25, 2014


California, 44 states fail at posting medical prices
Los Angeles Times, March 25, 2014


How to bring the price of health care into the open
Wall Street Journal, February 24, 2014


Miami Children's Hospital: part of a trend
Miami Herald, January 19, 2014


Hospitals, physicians face mounting policy and market pressure to disclose prices
Modern Healthcare, January 18, 2014




10 Characteristics of Effective Healthcare Price Transparency Tools
November 21, 2013


Study says better price transparency online tools, apps could ease fear of lower-cost health care
Modern Healthcare, November 20, 2013


Price transparency tools: the good news and challenges ahead
Health Affairs Blog, November 20, 2013


SC early birth initiative pays off in multiple ways
The State, November 7, 2013


Summit explores potential of price transparency to lower costs
UCSF News, October 2013


Organizations release paper touting referencing pricing use with bundled payments
Modern Healthcare, October 28, 2013


Large employers demand more bang for health care buck
Benefits Pro, June 24, 2013


Employers test plans that cap health costs
New York Times, June 23, 2013


Federal government, states could foster price transparency, panel told
Bloomberg BNA, June 19, 2013


Plans develop cost tools
Managed Healthcare Executive, June 1, 2013


Health care leaders to Senate Finance: price transparency can only go so far
MedCity, June 18, 2013


California calls for more disclosure of medical costs
Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2013


Price Transparency-why its an issue and where hospitals fit in
Beckers Hospital Review, April 26, 2013


Catalyst for Payment Reform pushes price transparency, value based payments
Dallas/Forth-Worth Healthcare Daily, April 16, 2013


Moving towards value
Managed HealthCare Executive, April 1, 2013


How Fortune 500 companies plan to cut health costs: Act like Medicare
The Washington Post, March 27, 2013


Value-based insurance plans gain momentum
ModernHealthcare, March 26, 2013


9 in 10 Health Plans Still Tied to FFS Model
HealthLeadersMedia, March 27, 2013


Payment Reform: A Promising Beginning, But Less Talk And More Action Is Needed
Health Affairs Blog, March 26, 2013


Slow Progress on Efforts to Pay for Value
Kaiser Health News/USA Today, March 26, 2013


Many States Don't Require Disclosure of Prices for Medical Procedures
Washington Post, March 26, 2013


First Ever National Scorecard on Progress With Payment Reform
Commonwealth Fund Blog, March 26, 2013
and read a response to a comment from CPR' Executive Director


Most States Earn an "F" in Price Transparency
Modern Healthcare, March 18, 2013


California Scores Poorly on Posting Healthcare Prices
Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2013


Health Care Prices Remain a Mystery in Most States
Forbes, March 18, 2013


Most of U.S. Flunks Health Price Transparency Test
Marketwatch, March 18, 2013


Health Care Price Transparency For All: Our View
USA Today, March 5, 2013


Employers Push Price Transparency2020
San Francisco Business Times, January, 2013


How Cutting Costs $5 Billion Can Improve Birth Results
Bloomberg, January 8, 2013


U.S. Loses Billions in Unneeded C-Sections
The Hill, January 7, 2013



2020 Vision on Payment Reform
Hospitals and Health Networks, December, 2012


Get Ready for Price Transparency
Health Leaders, November 30, 2012


Provider Consolidation and Health Spending: Responding to A Growing Problem
Health Affairs Blog, November 14, 2012

Report Finds Hospital Mergers Drive Up Health Care Prices
KQED, November 14, 2012

Health Care Purchasers, Consumers Need Price Data if We Are Ever Going to Get to a System of Value-Based Care
The Healthcare Blog, November 2, 2012

Employers, Unions Ask For Greater Health Care Price Transparency
Kaiser Health News, November 1, 2012

Commentary: Catalyst for Payment Reform Calls for Price Transparency by 2014
Modern Healthcare, November 1, 2012

Health Insurance: Getting what you pay for
San Francisco Business Times, July 15, 2012

CPR for Fee-for-Service
Healthcare Financial Management Magazine, May 25, 2012

Medical Society Launches Panel on Doc-Payment Reform
Modern Healthcare, March 5, 2012

Ohio Begins Value-Based Measure for Medicaid
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Dayton Daily News, January 9, 2012


Cut the Cost of Health Care: All Hands on Deck
FOX Business, December 3, 2010


Hospital Rates Vary Widely in Milwaukee Area
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 19, 2010

High Hospital Rates Show Power Shift in Some Regions
NPR's Health Blog, November 18, 2010


Who's to Blame for High Health Costs? Study Suggests One Answer
The Wall Street Journal Health Blog, November 18, 2010

Payment Study Points to Hospital Clout
Modern Healthcare, November 18, 2010

Providers, Hospitals Paid More by Private Insurers: Study
Business Insurance, November 18, 2010


Catalyst for Payment Reform Initiative Launched to Accelerate Healthcare Payment Reforms
Managed Healthcare Executive, November 15, 2010